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, with this item we are asking the commission to authorize staff to move forward with task orders with davis & associates communications are for marketing services for the cleanpowersf program. at your previous meeting you asked for less than 100,000. and asked how the uses would be utilized. based on that draeirection, we worked on this plan to ensure that san francisco residents are fully informed by the cleanpower program. and we worked with staff and mayor's office and board of supervisors and community members. and on friday, november 30, we presented the plan at the joint lapsco meeting. and during the meeting, commissioners torres and moran and vietor passed the plan. and supervisors provided constructive feedback on the communication plan and urged us to move forward quickly. and we are seeking to authorize the additional task orders that would not exceed the $1.4 million. and this would allow puc to take an extensive communication effort and target eed residentsn phase 1 are aware of the program and its costs. funds associated with the contract would be utilized for city-wide teleph
, and sometimes deadly and one that's changing rapidly. so now an encore presentation of nbc's lindsay davis and producer alex waterfield's journey to the far north, and just getting there was an adventure of its own. >> reporter: it's the middle of the night in the middle of nowhere in one of the most inhospitable places in the world. aside from my guides, i'm all alone. the wind is punishing and the only thing my iphone is good for is taking video. now we're into our third hour . i can't see much through the fog. my three guides are nice, but they're not exactly inspiring confidence right now. what happened? >> it broke. >> reporter: it's broken. we're now down to one snowmobile, we just left our backup behind on the ice, and if that wasn't bad enough -- are we lost? i think he's joking, but this does not bode well. we're deep inside the arctic circle on baffin island. it's bigger than california, but with only 11,000 inhabitants, it's not the kind of place you can stop to ask for directions. but this is the price of admission for a shot at seeing one of the most elusive creatures on the p
, but you're okay, right? >> mm-hmm. >> reporter: san francisco chid psychologist dr. laura davies says don't expect the young children who went through it to talk about their fear. it may show up in symptoms like posttraumatic stress disorder like anxiety, sleeplessness. >> they may start acting out, refuse to go to bed, they might refuse to eat, pick fight with their friends. just things that aren't typical of them. >> reporter: the national center for ptsd says more than 3/4s of students who witness a school shooting may develop symptoms. one study shows 10% could still feel the effects eight months later. some children may be psychotherapy and medication. all will need loving support. >> our job as a community is to help them feel okay being vulnerable and to feel okay expressing their feelings so they don't shut down. they are going to be having nightmares. they are going to be nervous. and they are going to have a hard time trusting people. >> reporter: some connecticut parents report their children are asking when will this happen again? davies urges parents to assure the kids they'r
davis fined $10,000 49ers right tackle anthony davis was fined $10,000 for this late hit on seattle rookie cornerback jeremy lane it happened late in the game with the seahawks victory well in hand davis is 330 poundslane is 190 the best part is when davis puts his arms up at the end, like "who me?" so davis, $10 grand lighter in the wallet >>> matt leinart or terrelle pryor? which quarterback would coach dennis allen choose to diego? >> i have decided to go with pryor >>> >> mostpryor makes first start and a collective, "better late than never" from raider fans quite frankly pryor seemed like the obvious choice over journeyman backup matt leinart raider fans have been hoping to get a look at pryor the past two years but for whatever reason he hasn't gotten any playing timehe'll finally get his chance sunday in san diego >> i will be nervous. schist to confirm that at the first practice. i am going to be nervous however, i am going to be ready. -- just to confirm. for the first practice >>> still tickets available to see navy-arizona state in the kraft fight hunger bowl tomorrow at
conferees offered by mrs. davis of california. mrs. davis of california moves that the managers on the part of the house at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the senate amendment to the bill h.r. 4310 be instructed to agree to section 1249 of the senate amendment relating to a plan for promoting the security of afghan women and girls during the security transition process. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 7 of rule 22, the gentlelady from california, mrs. davis, and the gentleman from california, mr. mckeon, each will control 30 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlelady from california. mrs. davis: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. davis: thank you,. mr. speaker, five years ago i was at a congressional delegation of female members to afghanistan on mother's day to visit with our troops and meet with afghan women, and i continued to participate in this trip ever since. on that first trip, in the southwestern region of afghanistan and i met the women of the vil
naeem davis arraigned -- charged with second degree murder.a judge orddring him to be held behind barr -- without bail.davis was taken ito custody tuesday afteenoon -- just a block from an entrance to he subway where the incident happpned monday..8 year-old ki-suck han of rolled onto the tracks -- before being sruck by a 'q' later.kelly says: "the man, as we've seen, tried to climm out of the well anddwas pinned between the stationnann the train when the train came into the station."cameras, capturing the confrontationn between the men.
. it just never put its feet in the confederacy. >> did jefferson davis ever win an election? >> he was a senator he was nominated in a constitutional convention as a moderate in montgomery alabama in february of 1861 and i don't think he did stand for elections. one of the things americans think is the confederate constitution one of the things they are told is the confederate constitution was a replica of the u.s. constitution the made a number of crucial changes and one of them was that they had it won german executives and i believe was up a five-year executive term. >> professor, was there a lot of political insight during the war in the south? >> there were no political parties. none of the things that interest in the party is it quickly was on the ropes and never really materialized. there was political opposition but it was in a quick kind of format. theoretically, everybody was a democrat. there was no republican party. no republican ticket you couldn't vote for a lincoln and certainly in the deep south, but they were all aligned with the southern wing of the democratic par
, it is still our responsibility to get the job gun. >> of arden at davis to get the-job done-- >> you kind of knew serious after he missed his first the team is hoping smith can put off surgery until after the season - that the man they call "cowboy" can play through the pain but he's likely out for sunday's regular season finale against arizonaand his status for the playoffs better news for tight end vernon davis who sustained a concussion on this hit - which makes me wince every time i see it - davis was cleared by two doctors to resume non- contact football activity - and was a partial participant in practice today the next steps are for davis to stay symptom free - and then pass the contact testdo that and he can play on sunday still up in the air - who will start at quarterback for the raiders in sunday's finale versus the chargers. will it be matt leinart or terrell pryor? coach dennis allen says he'll decide after tomorrow's practice the season is over for defensive tackle richard seymour - who was placed on the san jose state football program completed its remarkable turnaround tod
davis just to put this speft davis has never been to a republican national convention. you have the veteran the bested in the business against a guy who has never been to a convention. davis went in and the one advantage that he doesn't know about he knows lincoln is going to be player. he know it's the midwest and it's a hometown. he knows that chase is going have the ohio delegateds the delegates from ohio support chase on the floor of the convention on the first ballot only. let's wrap it up we're coming to a break. set the stage and we'll come back and find out who wins. >> davis takes the ultimate on the upper left side of the page. select which you would like to download and listen to after words while you travel. >> okay we have left ourselves in the chicago convention in 1860. we're talking about lincoln as an extreme leader as an unfiltered leader as someone coming out of left field, and you set the scene of his on security, his preconvention security but he has some advantages, some home court advantages so tell us what effect the seating had as the convention plays ou
when the -- a grammy-winning jazz artists. he worked with the late great miles davis. in just a bit, another special performance. marcus miller, i am delighted to see you. >> i know exactly what you mean. tavis: the last time we talked was on my radio program, and you took off to go to europe. i am at my house on line and a headline pops up that says marcus miller in fatal switzerland bus crash. i am at my house, and i screamed. i had just talked to you, i had seen you days prior. i could not believe you had died in a bus crash. the driver of the bus did die. what was going on in switzerland. >> we had just finished and monte carlo, the jazz festival. at the show, we had a long trek to holland. that is about 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. i am starting to come up, and i feel like it is vertigo. the impact causes the bus to fall on its side. from all the people here, crashing into people, it was pretty crazy. after a while, the rescue workers came and got us. the guy was like 23 years old, these guys that are amazingly talented. i was terrified. i thought it would prevent them from playi
- and with the division title at stake their doing their best not >> anthony davis fined 49ers right tackle anthony davis was fined $10,000 for this late hit on seattle rookie cornerback jeremy lane it happened late in the game with the seahawks victory well in hand davis is 330 poundslane is 190 the best part is when davis puts his arms up at the end, like "who me?" so davis, $10 grand lighter in the wallet >> i am going to go with torrel pryor >> one other piece of 49ers news- tight end vernon davis officially listed as questionable as he tries to bounce back from a concussion the raiders meanwhile -- will have a new starting quarterback sunday in san diego pryor m akes first startand a collective, "better late than never" from raider fans quite frankly pryor seemed like the obvious choice over journeyman backup matt leinart raider fans have been hoping to get a look at pryor the past two years but for whatever reason he hasn't gotten any playing timehe'll finally get his chance sunday in san diego when we return.as promised.the bay area year in sports. a look back at the biggest games.and best moments
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with his murder. here's abc's linsey davis for our series, "crime and punishment." >> reporter: abraham shakespeare probably thought he was the luckiest man in the world when he won $30 million in the florida lottery in november of 2006. but his luck would change in a horrific way. and now, this woman, doris dee dee moore, is on trial for his murder. moore sobbed in court today, after jurors listened to audio recordings of her allegedly agreeing to a scheme in which another man would take the blame for shakespeare's death. it was the latest bombshell in a scandalous trial. >> there was a person he knew who was willing to take the rap for his disappearance, for what i think reports say is about $50,000. >> reporter: shakespeare went from washing dishes and working garbage trucks in lakeland, florida, a suburb of tampa, to what he thought was the good life. but that quick pick ticket quickly turned his life upside down. >> i really would like my old life back, where i could walk the streets, like a normal person. >> reporter: he spent most of the money paying off mortgages for family, fri
brison. any further public comment? please come forward. >> my name is robert davis, i live in the bayview, 92124. i am here for 3 things. the first thing is to show you a petition that some of my neighbors and i put together for lieutenant robert oh sullivan to be promoted as the permanent captain at the bayview station. we got a hundred signatures very quickly. >> (inaudible) on that? >> mr. davis and i discussed that that has happened. >> granted. thank you, chief, and thank you, mr. davis. >> the second thing that now captain o sullivan is the permanent captain at the station, we'd like him to stay for a while. i know with paramilitary organizations it's up and out but we think that would be counter productive in this case, he's been there two years, we work very well with him and we'd like him to stay. if that's possible we'd like that to happen. the third thing i'd like to mention is some calls for service data that i got from the turk street department of what are they called, you know, the custodian of records. first little packet here is about what we call mende
for the man police say shoved another man to his death at a subway station. the video shows davis before the incident. he reportedly got into an argument with man on a subway platform monday. police say davis then pushed him into the path of an oncoming train. his family wishes bystanders would have intervened. >> i don't really want to dwell about what could have happened. i mean, yeah, the thought of something -- the thought of someone helping him up in a matter of seconds would have been great, but like i said, what happened has happened. >> detectives say davis made statements that implicated himself in the crime during question. a judge ordered him to be held without bail. >>> cuba is now accusing the u.s. of lying about the health of a maryland man in their country. speculation that alan gross has cancer or that is health is deteriorating is false. they say he has been treated decently while in prison, seen qualified doctors and speaks often with friends and family. the u.s. has increased pressure on cuba to release gross who has lost 100 pounds and developed a mass on his shoulder
knew han. he was pushed onto the tracks by this man, according to police. in court, naeem davis shook his head, rolled his eyes as prosecutors talked about how davis threw the victim onto the tracks. >> eventually throwing the victim, lifting the victim off his feet, pushed him off the wall behind him. >> stop. i'm interrupting. >> reporter: davis' arraignment last night became tense at times, ultimately the judge ordered davis held without bail. he faces charges of murder and attempted murder. prosecutors said he pushed the 38-year-old han in the path of an oncoming station at times square. davis blamed han, calling the victim the aggressor. >> naeem, were you trying to kill him when you pushed him on the tracks? >> no. >> did he start the fight with you? what happened? >> he attacked me. >> how did he attack you, naeem? >> he grabbed me. >> reporter: davis' attorney said witnesses failed to pick out his client in almost all of the lineups police put together. >> they conducted three lineups and two of the lineups the witness didn't pick anybody out. >> reporter: at the victim's fune
's your week ahead. >>> well, his name was jordan davis, a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed at a florida gas station. it all happened after a dispute over loud music. now those closest to davis are saying good-bye as they struggle to understand why this happened. our george howell has the story. >> reporter: as family and friends laid 17-year-old jordan davis to rest, it's the reason for his death that has mourners here baffled. >> that was just terrible. that should never happen. >> the last time i spoke to him was thursday night on thanksgiving. and it's just all hard because i miss him so much. >> reporter: it happened november 23rd, 47-year-old michael dunn told investigators he felt threatened at a gas station, parked side by side with an suv full of teenagers. he complained they were playing their music too loud. detectives say dunn confronted davis, who was in the backseat. dunn's attorney says his client thought he saw a gun, so he pulled his own weapon and started shooting, firing at least eight shots. davis was hit at least twice. investigators never found a gun in
of supervisor campos i like to consider a motion to support mr. davis. >> so moved. >> we can take that second commissioner farrell. we also have a recommendation -- a preference from commissioner chu for aaron goldsmith to recommend for district four cac. can we have a motion for mr. goldsmith as well? from commissioner cohen and we'll take without objection. then we have a remainder possibly from district ten commissioner wattling we should move? >> second. >> that is done. thank you for your interest in the cac. we are going to forward to the full t.a. board, mr. aaron goldsmith for district four mr. glenn davis for district nine and mr. christopher wattling for district ten. >> item for cal train to proceed with design bridge with berm design allocation -- public works and environmental connector road. appropriation of 49,000 and appropriate funds for planning and community outreach. this is an action item. >> good morning commissioner. my name is collin i'm the transportation planner with the authority. this item is on page 15 of your packet. it's an update on two projects that we last p
instead of 15. you already see them breaking off as part of the slave south. >>host: did jefferson davis ever win an election? >>guest: he was a senator. he was nominated at the constitutional convention of montgomery alabama. i don't take he did stand for election. but the confederate constitution it was a replica. there was no one term executive that may have spent a five-year to avoid reelection. >>host: professor mccurry was there a lot of political infighting during the war in the south? >> yes there was. the confederacy so quickly was on the ropes things that were planned never materialized. with the political opposition theoretically ever betty was a democrat. you could not vote for abraham lincoln. perhaps in virginia. and during the of war some were profoundly opposed on good grounds the davises ministrations was the most centralized federal a concentrated power in the entire american history. one looked at the union government and the structure of the state's and the confederacy and said that was the lead by a fine state. the united states never had a government that big until
. at that point, we should have davis in order. >> catherine: the slide was cleaned up in a few hours. >> they should have everything-in order. but with more rain in the forecast - the public works dept. will keep an eye on the stormy weather caused a big tree branch to fall onto this san francisco gas station. it happened on portrero and 17th over the weekend. the awning of the 76 station >> the water is back on for 15 homeowners in mill valley. it was shut off this morning because of a water main break - which flooded marin avenue. this is video from abc 7 news. marin avenue was closed between bell lane and tennessee valley road. kron 4's reggie kumar has >> the finally cracked water main break was thrprepared repaired. water officials say that when this 12-inch cast iron pipe broke at 10:00 a.m. a it moved. the steel belt and the pipe fitting did not line up, properly. because the cast iron pipe is because it is 60 years old, and of its h it broke. this is how the street looked and the video. there was so much water pressure the street even lifted. 1,000 gal. of water per minute in
sandy made landfall. police say a man onto subwayer tracks. that man has been arrested. naeem davis pushed a man onto the subway tracks. he is homeless. police suspect he has mental problems. according to testimony given by a former marine corps , lawyers say he has spent nine months in confinement with no close. the government says it was done --keep manning i>> it in the robbery of an atm did not go as planned. the bank employee was the first to spot it. police say surveillance video attacking and detonating a device a few hours earlier. machine.not get to the it continued to operate. a bomb sniffing dog located a second possible device, but nothing was found. parking in the district can be a headache. the signs can be pretty , but that can change soon. sam ford joins us from northwest. this is on the minds of many 's parked summit. indeed it was. vdot says it is aware of the problem. parking confusion is at the top of the list. an attempt to park on some d.c. streets can be an exercise in fusion. arrows this way and that, sometimes five signs on one poll. it seems like you need a
? >> the commission authorized us to contract on a limited basis with davis and associates. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> commissioner vietor do you have another -- >> no, i'm done. >> commissioner olague. >> yes, i guess that is concerning to me actually. >> okay. >> i just am not sure how much experience consulting groups have working directly with communities of color and low income communities and seniors and more disenfranchised groups so i think the social media works for a certain sector and even a certain generation and maybe a certain -- what's word? demographic within a certain range, right, but i think sometimes lower income people have less i think there is still a digital divide that is very real in san francisco. one of the issues that we started taking up a little bit at planning was the issue of outreach and how does one really engage more effectively with those more disenfranchised communities or communities of color, people who language and age and this sort of thing, so i just think that's something that has to be really seriously looked at because i think we fail on a
and stefan moor and also brian davis. >> i am a community organizor with the commission sro collaborate ive. the purpose is to improve livering conditions and fight for housing justice. through my work in sro hotels i've seen a variety of health issues that sro tenants face including secondhand smoke. when the opportunity came up for us to learn more about this, we took it. for about 6 months we surveyed 300 tenants who lived in sro's and apartments in all 11 districts to find out how much second hand smoke affected them and if they would be interested in a disclosure policy. we found 57 percent of tenants had neighbors who smoke in their units and of those people, 59 percent reported secondhand smoke drifts in their apartment. they reported having someone in their unit whose illness was made worse by secondhand smoke. many people didn't have enough information to make an informed decision about where they were moving. only 40 percent reported knowing when they moved in and 72 percent said they would want to know. this legislation will do three things, owners must include the smoking
attacked people with a hammer. you remember this guy. his name is michael davis, 19, accused of killing a tourist last april and assaulting two others. davis has a history of mental disorders, but doctors say he is capable of helping the attorneys prepare his defense. davis is the brother of nfl football players vernon and vontae davis. >>> now to the search for a sexual predator who hides behind a mask. he tricked and then attacked a hotel clerk last night at the econo lodge in woodbridge. police say it appears he telephoned the clerk posing as a guest who was locked out of his room. the clerk headed up there and in the stairwell the masked man pulled a knife, forced her into an empty room and sexually assaulted her. >>> still ahead tonight is the chill back in the air to stay? could we get a warm-up for the weekend? let's hope. so topper will let us know for sure up. >> next how the redskins' archrival nearly cost our team the fight song. this is weird story, but you'll like it. >>> you've heard about the clock ticking on america's fiscal cliff, but what really happens on january 1st
, how about mor. the rebound to davies and inside with a career high 42 on the day and virginia tech falls to byu, 97-71 and hokies open up acc play next saturday hosting maryland. >>> and off the wall is coming up next. there is one thing to talk about this week. >> and that is about it sunday night. who is going to win? >> and i am going to make a official prediction. >> wisdom martin phone call coming up. >> locked and loaded after the break. >> no doubt. >> set your house on. >> whatever. share everything. share brotherly love. share one up's. mom ? mom ? the share everything plan. lets your family share a pool of data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a spectrum 2 by lg for $49.99 i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at
been arrested in the death of a man who was pushed onto subway police took 30-year-old naeem davis into custody on the same day the family of the victim, 58-year-old ki- suck han, spoke to the press. davis is accused of pushing han onto the subway tracks monday. han was struck by a train and killed. han's family says they are thankful for the outpouring of support from the city but would now like to mourn their loss in private. >> our family is grieving but want to thank everyone who was reached out to help. we are suffering and sorrow. we have the support of our family, friends, a church during this time. >> the suspect, davis, is charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree murder with depraved indifference to human life. detectives say davis claimed han was bothering him and wouldn't leave him alone. 4:28 we will be right back, kron 4 morning news. a live look at the golden gate bridge a lot quieter than the yesterday. with that storm coming through but some areas of fog. if we will be right back. >> welcome back. let us take a live look with janu and the fo
of jordon davis shot and killed in florida last month. ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dental issues she's not happy about. so i introduced jill to crest pro-health for life. selected for people over 50. pro-health for life is a toothpaste that defends against tender, inflamed gums, sensitivity and weak enamel. conditions people over 50 experience. crest pro-health for life. so jill can keep living the good life. crest. life opens up when you do. >> in the rewrite, how mean is grow ver norqu iflt st? >>> president obama met with john boehner. 69% support raising taxes on people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they wan
. >> reporter: 30-year-old yeaim davis was held without bail on the murder of a 58-year-old man. but davis said he is not to blame. he said he was defending himself. and at least one witness said the victim was aggressive toward davis, getting closer and closer to him. prosecutors say davis pushed ki su han into the path of the oncoming train. han's death is getting widespread attention because he was photographed and no one seemed to come to his aid. >> han's wife said she had argued with her husband that morning and that he had been drinking. davis will be back in court next week. >>> baltimore county police identified the 62-year-old man killed in a house fire. investigators say william spencer died in the fire in the 5600 block of sweet air road early this morning. firefighters had to shuttle water to the scene because the area is not served by fire hydrants. two firefighters suffered minor injuries. the cause is under investigation. >>> anne arundel county police are looking for the suspect who burglarized a tobacco store. take a look at the pict
york city says his client's actions might be justified. the attorney for naeem davis says news articles about the witness have cited witnesses saying the man who died smelled of alcohol and was staggering and falling davis. the attorney says it appears davis pushed the man to get away from him but unfortunately, pushed too hard and the man fell off the platform. davis is charged with second- degree murder. >>> in oklahoma police have made an arrest after two pipe bomb incidents. just a day earlier, police found and disabled two pipe bombs that were found under a truck at an oklahoma city trucking company. police don't think the incidents are random but they are still investigating a motive. >>> just about 7:15. well, the united states and its allies meet today with the u.n. security council because north korea launched a long-range rocket. as allison turns reports, the united nations may impose -- burns reports, the unitedmations -- united -- the u nateed -- the united nations may impose a penalty. alison? >> reporter: options are limited. it looks like the people in nouk were celebrati
of to get a victory >> to overlook arizona anthony davis fined $10,000 anthony davis fined 49ers right tackle anthony davis was fined $10,000 for this late hit on seattle rookie cornerback jeremy lane it happened late in the game with the seahawks victory well in hand davis is 330 poundslane is 190 the best part is when davis puts his arms up at the end, like "who me?" so davis, $10 grand lighter also, this was a new starting quarterback in san diego. >> i have decided to go with torrell pryor he will start the game, and we will see how it goes. >> a collective better late than never from a raider's plans. he seemed like the obvious planning and choice. they have been hoping to get a look after pryor but he has not gotten any playing time. >> i think that he gives us a unique element of athleticism and he deserves a chance. >> it will be interesting but he is nervous. you are human. and as i mentioned, i am nervous and i am ready. >> with three bowl games, 21 to go. virginia tech against brokers. right. we will see the highlights. logan the thomas with a 21 yd touchdown. the final was
of an emergency. so what i've asked for and what my amendment would do would be to allow an exemption to davis-bacon. davis-bacon is a federal law that requires that we not have competitive bidding on federal projects. what happens is, on federal projects the wages are fixed at a union scale wage, and there is not a competitive bidding for wages. so what i've asked is that we suspend that and say in order to get better use of the money, in order to advance the money by billions of dollars and do more with the money -- and this is an enormous amount of money, running into the billions of dollars, in order to get better money to suspend davis-bacon we would basically be allowing competitive bidding on wages. this has been done before. president nixon and both president bushes did this during katrina, we suspended davis-bacon because it was an emergency and we wanted to make the best use of our nation's dollars. this amendment would suspend davis-bacon for this emergency. it's estimated that it might save as much as 22% of the cost. now, we're talking about billions of dollars here, $60 billion i
virginia. charles davis, gus johnson, julie alexandria and petro papdakis here in palo alto. this is the pac-12 championship, the winner advancing to the rose bowl. second and nine. no time-outs for ucla. taylor, and jumped from behind. now a third down and long. here's where the chess match gets very ticklish. >> charles: don't forget this, stanford doesn't have their normal punter. ben rhyne, a youngster, might have to come into the game and punt the football away to try to help the field position if stanford can't pick it up here on third and long. >> gus: third down and ni nine. hogan in the shotgun. ucla desperate to get off the field. >> charles: took too long. >> referee: before the play clock expired, time-out stanford. their first of the half. 30-second time-out. >> charles: that came from the bench. david shaw saw the play clock winding down. they didn't break the huddle until they were 11 seconds left in the play clock. protecting his redshirt freshman quarterback, called the time-out. >> gus: two time-outs remaining for david shaw and the cardinal. no time-outs f
dworldly and linsey davis got in on the spooky action. >> reporter: it's the middle of the night and i'm in the basement of a house on staten island chasing ghosts. am i scared? i am a little unnerved. i probably look as though i've ever seen one. >> can you please come up to her and speak into the device that she's holding in her hand? >> reporter: at first i laughed to disguise my fear but not long after -- i heard something. >> did you? >> reporter: my skin begins to crawl. the hair on the back of my neck -- >> we got to go quick. >> reporter: -- is standing straight up. >> whoa. >> reporter: in the midst of the scariest, most notorious purportedly haunted places in the world you'll find these three brave souls, zach, nick and aaron. >> gives off a high spike. >> 150% believing behind there is life after death because i've seen an actual figure standing two feet in front of my face that scared the living daylights out of me and we all have. zach and aaron, we're all believers now. >> reporter: they're investigators of paranormal activity they pride themselves on debunking myths and
, effective, and credible manner. >> davies said the u.s. could strengthen sanctions. he said existing penalties have already hampered north korea's nuclear program. davies has been holding discussions with his counterparts from china, as well japan and south korea. he said he hopes the chinese can use their influence with their allies in pyongyang. u.s. diplomats have made similar warnings over the years and the north koreans have ignored them. >> reporter: the ballistic missile launch will be the second since kim jong-un took pow area year ago. it will use the same launch pad at a site in the northwestern part of the country. before the first test in april, officials in pyongyang said the 30-meter, three-stage rocket was meant to carry a satellite. but japan, the united states and south korea said the launch was in fact a ballistic missile test. the test ended in failure with the rocket exploding in midair two minutes after liftoff. it broke into more than ten pieces and fell into the ocean. analysts say north korea's young leader kim jong-un wants to correct this failure before his
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